Plant Sale and Open House
Thousands of Plants. Hundreds of Varieties.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
9 am to 2 pm
Casa del Prado Building
and adjoining patios
A wide variety of plants at below retail prices will be available for sale at this year's UCCE Master Gardener Plant Sale and Open House. Additionally, new this year is the Open House featuring demonstrations and exhibits all given by UCCE Master Gardeners. Shopping abounds with birdhouses, crafts and unique succulent art all created by UCCE Master Gardeners plus the always popular lightly used gardening book sale.
Plants for sale will include a wide variety of annuals, perennials, succulents, low water natives, heirloom and unusual vegetables, stag horn ferns, bromeliads and an abundance of other plants for home landscapes. Many plants were propagated by UCCE Master Gardeners, while others were donated by specialty growers and collectors. UCCE Master Gardeners will be available to help with plant selections and provide growing information.
Horticultural and pest control advice also will be provided by UCCE Master Gardeners on a variety of gardening subjects. Exhibits will include information on the following topics:
Identifying insect friends and foes in your garden
Safe pest control
Landscaping tips to help defend your home from wildfires
Tomato, avocado and citrus tree care
Identification of invasive plants
Earth Friendly Gardening Principles
Also, bring your puzzling gardening questions to the 'Ask a Master Gardener' booth to get answers and techniques for a healthy garden.
Park free of charge
Take the free tram to the sale. Purchased plants can be held in a holding area while shoppers enjoy the park or retrieve their cars. A loading zone makes plant pick-up simple and easy.